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GeneralRe: I thought .NET was supposed to make things easier, if anything, than unmanaged code. Pin
zezba900019-Sep-19 9:01
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honey the codewitch19-Sep-19 9:41
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GeneralRe: I thought .NET was supposed to make things easier, if anything, than unmanaged code. Pin
zezba900019-Sep-19 10:43
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lol yes there is. You didn't read anything I said.

As I said before. C# pointers are the same as C/C++. Look at the example below.
I literally just compiled and ran this on my computer with zero errors.

using System;
using System.Runtime.InteropServices;

using SIZE_T = System.IntPtr;
using DWORD = System.UInt32;

namespace TestNet
{
	[StructLayout(LayoutKind.Sequential)]
	struct Foo
	{
		public int bar;
	}

	static class Program
	{
		[DllImport("Kernel32.dll")]
		private static unsafe extern void* VirtualAlloc(void* lpAddress, SIZE_T dwSize, DWORD flAllocationType, DWORD flProtect);

		private const DWORD MEM_COMMIT = 0x00001000;
		private const DWORD PAGE_READWRITE = 0x04;

		static unsafe void Main(string[] args)
		{
			Foo* pfoo = (Foo*)VirtualAlloc((void*)0, (SIZE_T)sizeof(Foo), MEM_COMMIT, PAGE_READWRITE);
			pfoo->bar = 1; // writes to disk
			Console.WriteLine(pfoo->bar.ToString()); // reads from disk.
		}
	}
}


Make a C# console app and paste that code in. WaLa!!
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